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BKS-Partners’ Business Development Director Nicole Negvesky Recognized Among Employee Benefit Adviser’s 2020 Top Influential Women in Benefit Advising




Tampa, FL – BKS-Partnersan insurance brokerage and risk management firm headquartered in Tampa, FL, announced that Nicole Negvesky was named one of Employee Benefit Adviser’s (EBA) Top Women in Benefit Advising for 2020. This award recognizes industry leaders who are transforming the field. Nicole has been BKS-Partners’ Director of Business Development for the Employee Benefits Group (EBG) since August 2019. Here she provides strategic direction for EBG growth objectives and expanding our market presence and brand.

This prestigious award recognizes contributions made to the employee benefits field, including significantly increasing a benefit firm’s sales, market share, strategic consulting, and, most importantly, helping elevate all women in this profession. Nicole personifies industry expertise, innovation, and leadership—standing out as one of the best in the field.

“Nicole exemplifies the qualities that make an employee benefits professional such an important resource and advocate for American health care clients,” says Kelly Nash, BKS-Partners Regional President. “It’s fabulous to see Nicole’s leadership in delivering valued benefit solutions to our clients recognized.”

“We are proud that Nicole has been recognized among the 2020 Most Influential Women in Benefit Advising,” shares Jeff Hughes, Managing Director of BKS-Partners’ Employee Benefits Group. “To have her included in this elite group nationally is a wonderful accomplishment and speaks to her character and ability. Nicole is a great asset to the organization, and she is one of the reasons many talented professionals choose BKS Partners.”

Before joining BKS-Partners in 2019, Nicole served as Area Senior Vice President for Gallagher. There she was the Tampa and Naples market leader and responsible for managing the day to day operations, client and carrier relationships, and team sales results. She also worked with a select group of clients across a wide range of industries, including hospitality, multi-employer labor trusts, public entities, and government contractors. Nicole has also earned several awards, including Power Broker by Risk & Insurance, and is a multi-year recipient of Employee Benefit Adviser as a 2018 Top Women in Benefits Advising.

“I am honored to be recognized by Employee Benefit Adviser,” says Nicole Negvesky. “It’s incredibly rewarding to be able to work with BKS-Partners colleagues and clients around the country. We are very proud to be helping clients provide more innovative and competitive employee benefit programs.”

The full list of winners of 2020’s EBA winners can be found here.

 About BKS-Partners

BKS-Partners is an award-winning entrepreneur-led and inspired insurance brokerage firm delivering expertly crafted Commercial Insurance and Risk Management, Private Insurance and Risk Management, Employee Benefits and Benefit Administration, Asset and Income Protection, and Risk Mitigation strategies to clients wherever their passions and businesses take them throughout the U.S. and abroad. BKS-Partners has award-winning industry expertise, colleagues, competencies, insurers, and most importantly, a highly differentiated culture that our clients consider an invaluable expansion of their business. Learn more about BKS-Partners at

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